Coming up November 23rd and 24th in Bratislava at the Little Carpathian Viticultural Area, the 19th Annual Open Cellars Day promises great wine, food, and friends.
Autumn is a special time of the year anywhere, but certainly in Europe. In the heart of the “old continent” hundreds of quaint, charming and often inspiring hotels stays await. Here’s a small selection of places our staff has either stayed or heard of via word of mouth. From Austria to Romania, this time of […]
For visitors to Bratislava an exhibition now showing at BIBIANA, International House of Art for Children offers a playful take on food and eating. S JEDLOM SA (NE)HRÁME is an unusual conduit to telling kids about cooking, dining history, and traditions that actually help humans maintain a healthy body. Rudding through May 9th, the event is but one in the wonderful venue dedicated to children.
Winter has set in for everyone in the Northern Hemisphere on Mother Earth. And for the traveler, visions of the next great journey away from inherent cabin fever are surely arising now. Discover Europe! Your sixth travel sense may be saying, and what better way than traversing most of it, in comfort, and style. Is this a sales pitch? Well no, we don’t work for Avalon Waterways, we just know travel. Read on, this is good stuff.
Though you may not realize it, Eastern Europe has some of the most exquisite hotel accomodations anywhere in the world. And, where relatively unsung excellence goes, the region has many small five star gems not many outside Europe have heard of. By way of revealing some of these, Argo Travel News presents; Marrol’s in Bratislava, Granary Suite Hotel in Wroclaw, Grand Hotel Toplice at Lake Bled, Villa Dubrovnik in Croatia, and Bulgarian ski resort Hotel Yastrebets.
Steeped in history and tradition and offering sights and sounds found no where else in the world, Eastern Europe is home to exotic cities and a beautiful landscape boasting famous rivers, towering mountains and incomparable beaches. Add to these draws a lower budget demand than travel to many other parts of the world and the lure of rugged Slovakia, quaint Romania and other Eastern European destinations can become almost overwhelming!
In news from the Eastern European nations conjoining the Carpathians, the seven countries sharing one of the world’s great mountain ranges have agreed to joint sustainable management of the region. The Protocol on Sustainable Tourism was adopted at the Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention (COP3).
ITF SlovakiaTour 2011 kicks off in Bratislava, Slovakia this month. From the 20th to the 23rd of January, Slovakia hosts one of Europe’s largest travel expos. Thousands of visitors are slated to attend this year’s event to see the latest travel exhibitions from industry leaders.
In Bratislava, adults are children again, for one month, beginning November 19 to December 23, 2010. It’s the time of the Christmas Market.